It’s time for a postmortem on the first iteration of USA Swimming’s SwimSquad battles. What really brought about Team Krayzelburg’s dominant win?
In two words: Matt Grevers.
Counting for double points, the relay events at NCAAs are essential for a team hoping to contend for a top-5 spot. The Florida Gators have struggled to find four good medley relay legs, but a big swim this week from Jan Switkowski might have them in NCAA title contention anyways.
Texas A&M senior Brock Bonetti dominated the Orange Bowl Classic this week, taking home four event titles while swimming six events in the single-session meet in Key Largo, Florida.
In an unprecedented showing, red-hot Russian backstroker Kliment Kolesnikov takes his second consecutive Swim of the Week.
It was a banner week for Russia’s Kliment Kolesnikov. In fact, the hardest decision about this Swim of the Week is which Kolesnikov swim to select.
At USA Swimming’s Winter Junior Championships – East, the opening night saw two of the best age group 800 free relays in history, punctuated by two of the best leadoff splits in age group history.
For many, the end of college marks the end of a competitive swimming career. For Zane Grothe, it was only a beginning.
400 freestylers Nathan Wells and Ross Hill still had their event to come, and blasted a 1-2 finish that secured an international virtual dual meet win for Loughborough University of Great Britain.